NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Thursday-Friday, December 10-11, 2009
Thursday, December 10, 2009
10:00 a.m. Ad Hoc Strategic Planning Committee. Sixth Floor Conference Room, 604 Cohodas.
(Note: This meeting has been cancelled and rescheduled for Friday, December 11, at 2:30 p.m.)
11:00 a.m. Ad Hoc Recruitment and Retention Committee. Board of Trustees Meeting Room,
1:00 p.m. Academic Affairs Committee Meeting. Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas.
2:00 p.m. Finance Committee Meeting. Board of Trustees Meeting Room, 602 Cohodas.
Friday, December 11, 2009
9:30 a.m. Formal Session. Board of Trustees Meeting Room, 602 Cohodas.
9:30 a.m. 1. President's Report – President Wong
a. Pre-medical Program
b. NMU/Marquette General Health Systems Joint Project Update
c. H1N1 Update
10:00 a.m. 2. FOCUS DISCUSSION: Energy and Sustainability Practices at NMU –
Mr. Gavin Leach, V.P. Finance and Administration
Mr. Arthur Gischia, Associate V.P. Business/Auxiliary Services
Ms. Kathy Richards, Associate V.P. Engineering/Planning/Facilities
Mr. Brandon Sager, Sustainability Coordinator, Eng. & Planning/Facilities
Mr. James Thams, Associate Director, Engineering & Planning/Grounds
11:50 a.m. Formal Session Recessed.
1:00 p.m. Formal Session Reconvened. Board of Trustees Meeting Room, 602 Cohodas.
1:00 p.m. 3. Individual Requests to Address the Board – Ms. Theresa Nease
1:05 p.m. 4. Moment of Silence
· Distinguished Friend of NMU – Dr. Les Wong
a. In Memory of Mrs. Phyllis Reynolds
· Distinguished NMU Alumni – Ms. Deanna Hemmila
a. In Memory of former Congressman Bob Davis
b. In Memory of former Congressman Jay Johnson
· NMU Faculty Member – Dr. Susan Koch
a. In Memory of Dr. Louise Bourgault
· NMU Staff Member – Mr. Gavin Leach
a. In Memory of Mrs. Rita Leppanen
· NMU Student – Mr. William Bernard
a. In Memory of Mr. Josh L. McIntyre
1:10 p.m. 5. Commencement Speakers:
Introduction of Graduating Student Commencement Speaker –
Mr. William Bernard
Announcement of Honorary Degree Recipient – President Leslie Wong
Erna Blitzer Gorman, Child Survivor of the Holocaust and Speaker/Educator, will receive the Honorary Degree, Doctor of Education. She will also be the December 2009 Commencement Speaker.
1:15 p.m. 6. ASNMU Report – Mr. Jason Morgan
1:20 p.m. 7. Committee Reports:
a. Academic Affairs – Mr. Jon LaSalle
b. Finance – Mr. Stephen Adamini
c. Executive Committee – Mr. Brian Cloyd
d. Ad Hoc Recruitment and Retention Committee – Mr. Gilbert Ziegler
e. Ad Hoc Strategic Planning Committee – Mr. Brian Cloyd
1:35 p.m. 8. Appointments of Trustees to Standing Committees for Calendar Year 2010
(See Formal Recommendation F1) and Announcement of 2010 Ex Officio Appointments to the NMU Foundation Board of Trustees
– Chair Douglas Roberts
1:40 p.m. 9. Action on Formal Recommendations – Chair Douglas Roberts
1:45 p.m. 10.
Announcement of Informal Session to be held in conjunction with the
Thursday - Friday, February 18-19, 2010, Meeting of the Board –
1:50 p.m. Formal Session Adjourned.
2:30 p.m. Ad Hoc Strategic Planning Committee. Sixth Floor Conference Room, 604 Cohodas.
Academic Affairs Finance Executive
Jon G. LaSalle, Chair Stephen F. Adamini, Chair Brian D. Cloyd, Chair
Brian D. Cloyd Brian D. Cloyd Stephen F. Adamini
L. Garnet Lewis Larry C. Inman Jon G. LaSalle
H. Sook Wilkinson Gilbert L. Ziegler Douglas B. Roberts, ex officio
Douglas B. Roberts, ex officio Douglas B. Roberts, ex officio Leslie E. Wong, ex officio
Leslie E. Wong, ex officio Leslie E. Wong, ex officio
Ad Hoc Strategic Planning Ad Hoc Recruitment and Retention
Brian D. Cloyd, Chair Gilbert L. Ziegler, Chair
L. Garnet Lewis William A. Bernard
Michael J. Andary L. Garnet Lewis
Mary L. Campbell Cindy L. Paavola
Howard Cohodas Douglas B. Roberts, ex officio
Kathleen G. Godec Leslie E. Wong, ex officio
Brent M. Graves
Martha B. Haynes
R. Gavin Leach
Jason T. Morgan
Cynthia A. Prosen
Douglas B. Roberts, ex officio
Leslie E. Wong, ex officio